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Foreign Policy Analysis

Foreign Policy Analysis

Five Volume Set
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March 2011 | 1 856 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This five-volume set is the first major collection on this core substantive policy field in international political inquiry. It serves not only to present the history of the field in the form of its most important earlier writings, but also to present the core theoretical texts of this sub-discipline of international relations as it stands today, addressing the current issues and controversies engaging this internationally vibrant community of scholars around the world.

Part One: Historical Development of Foreign Policy Analysis assembles scholarly contributions which have been seminal in the development of foreign policy analysis as an academic field by tracing the important historical pathways, junctures and formative moments in this policy domain.

Parts Two and Three: Current Theoretical Approaches to Foreign Policy Analysis shift the focus to contemporary theoretical approaches to foreign policy analysis over the last decade and a half including modern realism, liberal intergovernmentalism and institutionalism, cognitive and psychological approaches, and more recent social constructivist and poststructuralist thinking.

Part Four: Problems and Debates in Contemporary Foreign Policy Analysis turns the attention away from substance of foreign policy to the question of how such analysis should proceed in the first place. Issues covered include the agency-structure debate, the role of ideas and discourses in FPA, critiques of neorealism and other mainstream approaches, in addition to other controversies and debates of an overarching nature.

Together the four parts provide an unparalleled resource for all international relations, political science and public policy libraries.

Part 1: Historical Development
Historical Overview
Theories of Foreign Policy: An Historical Overview

Steve Smith
Classical Realism
A Realist Theory of International Politics

Hans Morgenthau
The Pole of Power and the Pole of Indifference

Arnold Wolfers
Challenging Realism
The United States Decision to Resist Aggression in Korea: The Application of an Analytical Scheme

Richard Snyder and Glenn Paige
Conceptual Models and the Cuban Missile Crisis

Graham Allison
Comparative Foreign Policy Analysis
Pre-Theories and Theories of Foreign Policy

James Rosenau
The Evolution and Future of Theoretical Research in the Comparative Study of Foreign Policy

Charles Hermann and Gregory Peacock
Cognitive, Psychological and Decision-making Approaches
National Role Conceptions in the Study of Foreign Policy

Kalevi Holsti
Cognitive Dynamics and Images of the Enemy

Ole Holsti
The Causal Nexus Between Cognitive Beliefs and Decision Making Behaviour: The 'Operational Code' Belief System

Alexander George
Explaining Foreign Policy Behaviour Using Personal Characteristics of Political Leaders

Margaret Hermann
Who Makes Foreign Policy Decisions and How: An Empirical Inquiry

Margaret Hermann and Charles Hermann
Domestic-international linkages
International Relations and Domestic Structures: Foreign Economic Policies of Advanced Industrial States

Peter Katzenstein
Diplomacy and Domestic Politics: The Logic of Two-Level Games

Robert Putnam
Foreign Policy and Identity

David Campbell
Part2I: Current Theoretical Approaches to Foreign Policy Analysis
Horses for Courses: Why Not Neo-Realist Theories of Foreign Policy?

Colin Elman
Neorealist foreign policy theory

Rainer Baumann, Volker Rittberger and Wolfgang Wagner
Achieving Cooperation Under Anarchy: Strategies and Institutions

Robert Axelrod and Robert Keohane
Assessing State Preferences and Explaining Institutional Choice: The Case of Intra-German Trade

Michael Z rn
Organizational Processes
Organizational Routines and the Outbreak of War

Jack Levy
Social Constructivism
Constructing National Interests

Jutta Weldes
Constructivism at Home: Theory and Method

Ted Hopf
Discursive Approaches
Foreign Policy as a Social Construction: A Post-Positivist Analysis of U.S. Counterinsurgency Policy in the Philippines

Roxanne Lynn Doty
European Integration and Security: Analysing French and German Discourses on State, Nation and Europe

Ole Wæver
Neo-classical Realism
Neoclassical Realism and Theories of Foreign Policy

Gideon Rose
Introduction: Neoclassical Realism, the State, and Foreign Policy

Jeffrey Taliaferro, Steven Lobell and Norrin Ripsman
Resisting the Protectionist Temptation: Industry and the Making of Trade Policy in France and the United States during the 1970s

Helen Milner
Taking Preferences Seriously: A Liberal Theory of International Politics

Andrew Moravcsik
Bureaucratic Politics
Policy Preferences and Bureaucratic Position: The Case of the American Hostage Rescue Mission

Steve Smith
Understanding and Evaluating Bureaucratic Politics: The Nexus between Political Leaders and Advisory Systems

Thomas Preston and Paul 't Hart
Cognitive and Psychological Approaches
Political learning by doing: Gorbachev as Uncommitted Thinker and Motivated Learner

Janice Gross Stein
Understanding Beliefs

Robert Jervis
Interpretive actor approaches
"Let's Argue!": Communicative Action in World Politics

Thomas Risse
The Power Politics of Identity

Janice Bially-Mattern
Synthetic approaches
Foreign Policy Analysis: Actor-Specific Theory and the Ground of International Relations

Valerie Hudson
Reinvigorating the Study of Foreign Policy Decision Making: Towards a Constructivist Approach

David Patrick Houghton
Part 3: Problems and Debates in Contemporary Foreign Policy Analysis
General Methodological and Meta-Theoretical Issues
The Agency-Structure Problem in Foreign Policy Analysis

Walter Carlsnaes
The Study of Discourse in International Relations: A Critique of Research and Methods

Jennifer Milliken
Counterfactual thought Experiments

Richard Ned Lebow
Sex and Death in the Rational World of Defence Intellectuals

Carol Cohn
The Role of Ideas
Ideas and Foreign Policy: An Analytical Framework

Judith Goldstein and Robert Keohane
The Causal Effects of Ideas on Politics

Albert Yee
Beyond Belief: Ideas and Symbolic Technologies in the Study of International Relations

Mark Laffey and Jutta Weldes
Psychology, Sociology and Identity
Leaders' National Identity Conceptions and Nuclear Choice

Jacques Hymans
Social Psychology and the Identity-Conflict Debate: Is a 'China Threat' Inevitable?

Peter Hays Gries
The Sociology of New Thinking: Elites, Identity change, and the End of the Cold War

Robert English
Cognition and Emotions
The Feeling of Rationality: The Meaning of Neuroscientific Advances for Political Science

Rose McDermott
Emotional Beliefs

Jonathan Mercer
You Dissin me? Humiliation and post 9/11 global politics

Paul Saurette
The ethics of foreign policy
The Responsibilities of Victory: Jus post Bellum and the Just War

Alex Bellamy
"Assisting" the Global Poor

Thomas Pogge
The Problem of Global Justice Umber

Thomas Nagel